Zier, J. C. and J. K. Gaydos. 2014. Harbor seal species profile. Encyclopedia of Puget Sound, June 9, 2014.
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The harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) is the most commonly seen marine mammal in the Salish Sea and can be found throughout the region year round (Gaydos and Pearson, 2011). They have been intensively studied within the Salish Sea and this species profile provides an overview of what is known about them.